January 31, 2003
University Concert Choir Shines During Governor Rendells
Inaugural Events; 30-Plus Member Choir a Big Hit
UNIVERSITY, PA---Pictured here with the Lincoln University
Concert Choir is new Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell
(D-Pa.) and his wife, Judge Marjorie O. Rendell (center),
at the Governors Mansion in Harrisburg, Pa. Dr.
William Garcia, professor of Music and chair of the Universitys
Department of Visual and Performing Arts (left of Gov.
Rendell), directed the Lincoln Concert Choir as they performed
the song, Pennsylvania, as visitors toured
the mansion during the Governors open house event
on January 22.
Lincoln Concert Choir appeared at the special invitation
of Governor Rendell. The choir also performed on inaugural
night, January 21, as part of the Governors Taste
of Pennsylvania event at the State Farm Arena.
in 1854 as Americas first Historically Black University,
Lincoln University combines the best elements of a liberal
arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum
and selected graduate programs to meet the needs of students
living in a highly technological and global society.
University is nationally recognized as a major producer
of African Americans with undergraduate degrees in the
physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics); computer
and information sciences; and biological and life sciences.
In addition, Lincoln is ranked first in Pennsylvania in
the same categories.
April 2003 through May 2004, the University will celebrate
its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, with an array
of campus and external events, activities and announcements.
For more information about Lincoln University, please
visit us on the web at
here to see photos from the event.